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Full text of "The manufacture and properties of iron and steel"

STATISTICS  OE THE IEON INDUSTRY.
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age amount'of money drawn by an employee, for it is necessary to know whether every man, worked full time.
It is not in the province of this book to discuss the future, but it may be well to call attention to the serious inroads now being made upon the supply of iron ore. In 1865 the world mined about 18,000,000 tons of ore, and in 1903 over 100,000,000 tons. If this rate of increase continues during the coming years the consump-
TABLE XXXIII-0. Approximate Annual Output in the Pig-iron-Producing Districts.
District.
Tons.
Pittsburgh; parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and W. Va., "U.S. A..     8,350,000
The Bui r ; western "Westphalia, Germany.......................     4,010,000
Lothringen and Luxemburg, Germany ..,.,......................     3,210,000
Northeast coast of England; (Cleveland)..........................     8,000,000
Eastern France; the Minette District.............................    1,800,000
Illinois, U. S. A....................................................    1,650,000
West coast of England; Lancashire and Cumberland,...........    1,500,000
Alabama, U. S. A..................................................    1,450,000
Southern Russia'...................................................    1,350,000
Belgium........."...................................................    1,300,000
Scotland...........................................................    1,250,000
South Wales....................'...................................       880,000
Cleveland, Ohio, U. S. A...........................................       850,000
Silesia, Germany..................................................       750,000
The Saar, Germany................................................       740,000
Steelton ; Dauphin arid Lebanon Counties, Pennsylvania........       700,000
The Siegen, Germany.......................:......................       700,000
Eastern Central England..........................................       640,000
The Urals, Russia.................................................       640,000
Johnstown, Pa., U. S. A...........................................       610,000
New York and New Jersey, U. S. A...............................       590,000
Staffordshire, England............................................       570,000
Central En gland...................................................       560,000
Virginia, U. S. A..................................................       500,000
Lehigh Valley, Pa., U. S. A........................................       500,000
Central Sweden...................................i................       500,000
Southeast Pennsylvania U. S. A..........................'........       450,000
Hungary...........................................................       430,000
Tennessee, U. S. A.................................................       400,000
Moravia and Silesia, Austria......................................        320,000
Hanging Rock, Ohio, U. S. A......................................       300,000
Sparrow's Point, Md., U. S. A.....................................       300,000
Northern France...................................................       300,000
Spain..............................................................       300,000
Styria, Austria....................................................       300,000
Poland, Russia....................................................       300,000
Sheffield, England.................................................       280,000
Canada.............................................................       370,000
Bohemia, Austria..................................................       260,000
Central France.....................................................       250,000
All other districts and countries....................................    8,810,000
Total for the world........................'................   46,370,000